Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Institutional Research

Enriching Educational Experiences

Complementary learning opportunities in and out of classroom augment academic programs. Diversity experiences teach students valuable things about themselves and others. Technology facilitates collaboration between peers and instructors. Internships, community service and senior capstone courses provide opportunities to integrate and apply knowledge.

Enriching Educational Experiences items

  • Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, publications, student government, sports, etc.)
  • Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience or clinical assignment
  • Community service or volunteer work
  • Foreign language coursework and study abroad
  • Independent study or self-designed major
  • Culminating senior experience (comprehensive exam, capstone course, thesis, project, etc.)
  • Serious conversations with students of different religious beliefs, political opinions or personal values
  • Serious conversations with students of a different race or ethnicity
  • Using electronic technology to discuss or complete an assignment
  • Campus environment encouraging contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds

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